Littleville Fair Celebrate 90 Years!

August Agricultural Fairs Begin with the Littleville Fair in Chester, Celebrating 90 Years!

Littleville Fair in Chester, MA happens August 5-7, 2011 with family activities, community dinners and livestock shows and competitions. (Photo credit: Sienna Wildfield)

Come and celebrate the Littleville Fair’s 90th year August 5-7, 2011, at the fairgrounds located at 15 Kinne Brook Rd. in Chester, MA. Gates will open to the public on Friday at 4 PM and on Saturday and Sunday at 8 AM.

All weekend activities include a children’s midway with bounce houses, water slides and games of chance, craft and commercial vendors, delicious food, live music, magic, exhibit hall, rabbits and poultry, livestock, raffles, tag sale and a 90 cent hot dog for lunch to celebrate the fairs anniversary (while supplies last).

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5TH

Oxen Draws ♦ Hot Dog & Bean Dinner ♦ Bake Sale ♦ Magic & Illusion

Friday’s special events will begin at 5 PM with two light classes of oxen draws. A hot dog and bean dinner will be served from the food booth and in the dining hall a bake sale will be held that will include the prize winning baked good entries from the exhibit hall. Jeff Pychoza, Western Massachusetts most up and coming illusionist, will take the main stage performing his amazing live magic and illusion show also at 5 PM.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6TH

Oxen Draws ♦  Goat Show ♦  Cattle & Bean Competition ♦  Clown ♦  Summer Buffet ♦  Magic & Illusion

At 10 AM on Saturday, the first of four classes of oxen draws will begin, along with the open goat show. Youth dairy and beef cattle will compete starting at 11 AM. A new addition to this years fair, the Baked Bean Challenge, will begin at noon in the dining hall. Local individuals can enter their best pot of beans and compete for the $50.00 grand prize. Come and help choose the winner! On the midway you will find Shuffles the clown entertaining the smallest of fairgoers from 1 PM – 4 PM. Take a break and enjoy a fantastic summer buffet style dinner in the dining hall with serving from 1 PM – 5 PM. The main stage will be busy starting at 3 PM with the magic of Jeff Pychoza and live local band Spiked Punch will rock you into the evening starting at 5 PM. The fairs biggest event, the 4×4 truck pull, will close out the night starting at 7 PM.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7TH

Sheep Show ♦  Horse Pull ♦  Magic & Illusion ♦  Live Music ♦  Midway ♦  Balloon Bending ♦  Turkey Dinner

Sunday, the fair competitions begin again at 10 AM with the adult and youth sheep show. Adult dairy and beef cattle will follow at 11 AM. Jeff Pychoza will once again take the main stage for an early magic show at 10:30 AM. Noon will be the starting time for the first of three classes of horse pulls that will continue throughout the day. From noon until 4 PM, the popular local band Cory and The Knightsmen will be performing live on the main stage. Shuffles the clown will return to the midway from 1 PM – 3 PM bending balloons into wonderful things. Hungry for a late lunch or early dinner ~ Sit down in the dining hall starting at 1 PM for a full turkey dinner with all the trimmings. The day will end with the drawing of the exhibit hall raffle that includes a nice selection of gift certificates from some of our local sponsors and more great items at 5 PM.

Admission to the grounds is only $5.00 per person and children 12 and under are free. The schedule is subject to change and more events may be added. Please visit the fairs website at www.littlevillefair.com. For more information, to request a premium book, baked bean challenge entry form or to become a vendor, please call 413-667-3987 or email littlevillefair1@aol.com. For information the weekend of the fair, please call the grounds directly at 413-667-3193.

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